Dunkin' Donuts has announced that it has signed agreements with three of its existing Latin American partners to expand the brand further in the region. The agreements call for more than 125 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants to be developed throughout the next 10 years by Dunkin' Donuts' local partners Fagase S.A. in Chile, Donucol, Ltd. in Colombia and Nutra S.A. in Peru.
The new agreements call for 38 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Chile, 70 additional locations in Colombia and 25 new shops in Peru. All of the new restaurants will feature Dunkin' Donuts' signature coffee and baked goods. They also will feature menu items inspired by local flavor trends, such as Manjar or Arequipe (Dulce de Leche) Donuts in all three countries and the Iced Chicha Fruit Coolatta in Peru, which is made with Peruvian purple corn.
"We are excited to bring Dunkin' Donuts' wide range of high-quality beverages and baked goods to even more consumers across Latin America," said Giorgio Minardi, president, Dunkin' Brands International. "We already have great traction for our brand in Chile, Colombia and Peru as a result of our relationships with these three experienced, successful in-country partners and believe Dunkin' Donuts has an even brighter future in Latin America as a result of these expansion plans."
Dunkin' Donuts currently has more than 300 restaurants across Latin America, including more than 200 locations in Chile, Colombia and Peru, as well as locations in countries including Ecuador, Honduras and Panama.
Dunkin' Donuts also recently announced its entry into Guatemala. The first Dunkin' Donuts location in that country opened in Miraflores in May 2012. The brand's local partner in Guatemala, Grupo Intur, currently also operates 42 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Honduras.
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